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5 mistakes to avoid on your cycling tour

Planning your first cycling trip? Here's 5 common mistakes to avoid to ensure a smooth and enjoyable ride!

5 New Year’s Resolutions for a better year on your bike

We are one week into 2024, have you changed anything yet? Whether you believe in New Year's Resolutions or not, if it is a way to ride your bike more than we think it's worth a go! Here are some of our top ideas to have a great year on your bike in 2024.

10 Reasons Why Malaga and Costa del Sol are Cycling Haven

Here are 10 reasons why this vibrant Spanish locale stands out as the ultimate destination for cycling enthusiasts. ¡Vamos!

Enhancing Cycling Performance: A Chiropractor’s Perspective

Cycling, a sport of endurance and agility, presents unique challenges to the body. The repetitive motion, the prolonged posture, and the relentless pursuit of speed and stability can take a toll on even the most seasoned cyclists.


The most wonderful time of year is upon us once again, and in what has become an Eat Sleep Cycle tradition, we bring you the 2023 list of top Christmas gifts for cyclists.

Off-season advice for cyclists

Whether racing as a pro or an amateur, time off the bike at the end of a busy season is incredibly important in order to freshen up physically and mentally.

Only 6 % of sport science research focuses on female athletes

It’s shocking how many female athletes are simply following training plans that are designed for men. Not only can this be seriously detrimental to performance, it can also have serious negative health implications. 

Pilates And Mobility For Cyclists

While regular training is crucial for improving athletic performance, neglecting conditioning and recovery training can be detrimental to cyclists's overall health and progress.

How to Train Like a Pro

Wondering how to optimise your training to get better results? Read on for tips from coach Will Harper on how to train like a pro.

Traka 2023 – Basso x Eat Sleep Cycle After Party!

The party after the ride before!

How can cycling be made even greener?

Cycling helps to reduce the impact on the environment In the UK alone, 1-6 metric tons of CO2 could be saved between 2020 and 2050 by embracing cycling as a part of the country’s new zero emission policy. In the Netherlands, one in four trips is made on a bike, while across Europe as a […]

Top Winter Cycling Destinations To Avoid The Cold!

Winter is coming... but imagine you could avoid donning those woolly overshoes and rain jacket and chase the summer around the world, where would you go?

Top Christmas Gifts for Cyclists – The 2021 Edition

It’s that time of year when it’s time to share our top picks for gifts for cyclists in your life this Christmas. From stocking fillers to lux new bike day’s, to bike hire & cycling tours, we have something for every cyclist who has managed to be good this year! Gifts for Cyclists We’ve broken […]

Eat Sleep Cycle Café: Food Philosophy

With less than a week to go until the Eat Sleep Cycle Café opens we speak to Bram, the Eat Sleep Cycle Café chef, as he talks about the inspiration behind the menu of our new Girona cycling café. One of the most important factors for Lee and Louise when deciding to expand Eat Sleep […]

Dirt Jumping in Girona

Our very own Joan and Daan head out after work to go dirt jumping in Banyoles. I caught up with Joan to find out what it is about dirt jumping that he loves so much, and check out these awesome shots of the guys in action! Photos by Daan van Meeuwen. How long have you […]

Top Christmas Gifts for Cyclists – The 2020 Edition

Christmas is just around the corner and thoughts are turning to buying gifts for friends and loved ones. If you’re looking to treat someone who is cycling-mad this Christmas, then let our gift guide outlining the top Christmas gifts for cyclists for 2020 inspire you! Gifts for Cyclists Aficionados of cycling can be tricky creatures […]

A Mechanic’s Guide to Winter Bike Maintenance

Whether you’re living in sunny Girona or facing wet, windy & cold weather for the next 6 months, every cyclist should take some steps to prepare their bike for winter. If the latter sums up the conditions you’re facing, the best bet is to simply buy a second bike prepped for harsh conditions, wrap your […]

A Cyclist’s Guide to Tyre Pressure

The cheapest way to make your bike faster. Aficionados will know that the more sophisticated the tyre, the more knowledge the rider must have to get the most out of the tyre & enable it to perform at its best. As our tyres get wider & pressures get lower, chosing the correct tyre pressure for […]

Travel in our ‘New Normal’ World

Protecting our Guests & Guides Travel always has risks & now more than ever the decision to travel or not is a personal one. For those who are ready to travel again & get back in the saddle we’re taking extra precautions to make sure we’re doing everything we can to keep our guests & […]

Top Christmas Gifts for Cyclists – The 2019 Edition

Christmas is a mere six weeks away and it’s around the time when thoughts turn to buying gifts for friends and loved ones. If you’re looking to treat someone who is cycling-mad this Christmas, then let our gift guide outlining the top Christmas gifts for cyclists for 2019 inspire you! Gifts for Cyclists Cyclists can […]

The Eat Sleep Cycle Hub – Connecting Cyclists

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Guide to Cycling in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most famous cities in the world, the Catalan capital is home to some fantastic architecture and stunning scenery and attracts an estimated 32 million tourists every year – but what is it like for cycling? A bustling city may not be the first port of call for those seeking tranquil […]

Romantic Gifts for Cyclists – Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Whether you choose to celebrate it or prefer to ignore it, there’s no escaping that Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and love is in the air! After our guide to Christmas gifts for cyclists it’s time to double down and give you some ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts. If your true love is a cyclist […]

Secret Pyrenees: El Castell de La Pobla de Lillet

The Pyrenees are best known for the iconic cols of the Tour de France where epic battles are played out between the best riders of the pro peloton. The headline climbs such as the Tourmalet steal the show and are on many cyclist’s bucket lists. But some of best riding and more in the Pyrenees […]

Eat Sleep Cycle x MAAP Cycling Kit

Everyone loves new kit day, and this one is extra special! We’ve teamed up with MAAP for our new Eat Sleep Cycle kit, and we think you’ll agree when we say it’s one to inspire some envy out on the road… Why Cycling Kit by MAAP? There are plenty of clothing brands out there so […]

Cycling Challenges for 2019 – New Year Motivation

It’s the time of year when advice on how to better yourself in some way pervades our lives via advertising and social media ad nauseam; be it drastic diets, stringent exercise regimes or learning to meditate, ’tis the season of fads that will be forgotten by February. So, instead of making a negative pledge in […]

CHPT3, ESC & Girona

Eat Sleep Cycle partner Brian recently outlined our reasons for joining forces with CHPT3 using the fitting analogy of a bike race, but we want to delve further into the brand and why we think they’re a great fit for Eat Sleep Cycle. There are many cycling brands out there, whether it’s clothing, components, accessories […]

Christmas Gifts for the Cyclist in Your Life – Over 20 Gift Ideas!

December is nearly here, and amongst the cries of ‘where has this year gone?!’ you may be able to make out the faint sound of jingle bells hailing the impending festive period and with it the yearly scramble to buy gifts. Perhaps you are super organised and have already done your Christmas shopping, I salute […]

How to Prepare for your European Cycling Holiday

Embarking on a European cycling holiday takes a lot of planning but the right preparation is important to ensuring that everything goes smoothly from the first idea to the first pedal stroke. So what is the best way to go about planning your European cycling holiday? How To Plan A European Cycling Holiday When considering […]

Nutrition For Cyclists

All cyclists have felt it… A tiredness that stops legs from spinning, head dipping, dizzyness, confusions and a general unhappiness. Such a sudden change from “wohooooooo I´m the Tour de France champion” to “I hate cycling!” How can this be? We asked Gemma Sampson, Accredited Sports Dietitian & Performance Nutritionist (Dietitian Without Borders) for an expert […]